Thomaston Savings Bank Elects Four New Corporators
Thomaston Savings Bank elected four new Corporators during their 2019 Annual Meeting. The Bank’s Corporators are tasked with promoting the mission, vision and value of Thomaston Savings Bank and its historic mutual charter to the community.
“I am excited to welcome our new Corporators. With Connecticut’s banking landscape rapidly changing as the result of mergers and acquisitions, we feel it is more important than ever to remain committed to our mutual charter structure for the benefit of our community. I am proud to have such strong voices advocating the Bank’s mission and vision on our behalf.” – Stephen L. Lewis, Thomaston Savings Bank, President & CEO
David Martin, is the Executive Director of Northwest CT Public Safety Communications Center (NWCTPS), a regional 911 call center serving 28 area cities and towns. This call center dispatches EMS, Fire and Police throughout the towns they serve. David previously worked for the City of Waterbury’s Fire Department for 31 years, including eight years as Fire Chief.
Mr. Martin is actively involved in his community, having previously served on the board for Waterbury Youth Services and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for Francis Xavier Plaza, the United Way of Greater Waterbury, St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, and the Palace Theater.
Deborah Laviero, is the Executive Vice President of Organization Development of OFI, the region’s leading provider of interior environments. Deborah’s expertise lies in organizational development, relationship management, acquisitions, corporate culture, brand advancement, and personnel inclusion and growth. She has significant talent for motivating and engaging people and nurtures strong, healthy relationships on a regional and national level.
Deborah has been recognized with numerous awards including the Hartford Business Journal’s Women in Business Award and the Construction Institute’s Distinguished Service Award. She is very involved in her community through volunteerism and participation in civic and professional organizations such as the Ace Mentoring Program, Associated Builders & Contractors, Bristol Boys and Girls Club Family Center, The Bushnell Board of Ambassadors, Connecticut Cancer Foundation, the Hartford Business Group, March of Dimes, MetroHartford Alliance, the V Foundation, and many more.
Julee Busalacchi, is a Vice President Account Director at WORX, a branding and digital marketing agency based in Prospect, CT. Julee serves as a top account director managing strategy, workflow and budget for several WORX client partners. While she has led a variety of accounts over her 20 years at Worx, Julee has expertise directing financial services organizations and leads workflow and billing for the entire agency.
Julee has led fundraising initiatives for the United Way of Greater Waterbury, including serving as co-chair for the 2013 Stock the Pantry and the 2017 revival of the Bed Races, which was the single highest earning fundraising event in the history of the organization. In 2014, Julee co-founded the Emerging Leaders organization for the United Way of Greater Waterbury – a group of over 100 young professionals under age 40 who aspire to make the community better through philanthropy, volunteerism and advocacy, and continues to serve in an advisory role today.
Michael Ziebka, CPA, is a Managing Partner of Budwitz & Meyerjack, PC CPAs, the 10th largest public accounting firm in Connecticut with both a Cheshire and Farmington office. In addition to his CEO/Managing Partner responsibilities, he oversees the firm’s auditing practice. Michael has been with Budwitz & Meyerjack, PC CPAs, for 36 years, starting as an intern while receiving his undergraduate degree and working his way up the ranks to his current position.
Michael has long served his community. In addition to working with other Farmington area organizations, Michael served on the Board of Directors for the Farmington Student Loan Foundation, the Farmington Bank Charitable Foundation, and served as the Treasurer for Services for the Elderly, Meals-on-Wheels, in Farmington. He is a current member and former Board Member of the Farmington Exchange Club and is currently serving as a Special Advisor for the Petit Family Foundation.